The current gloom is no more realistic than late 1990s euphoria and will fade with the turn of the business cycle.
The spats tend to fade over time, as French leaders come to see how fundamental a strong partnership with Germany really is.
She waited for the inexplicable sentiment to fade away, but instead it intensified and she began to sob.
early 14c., "lose brightness, grow pale," from Old French fader "become weak, wilt, wither," from adj. fade "pale, weak, insipid" (12c.), probably from Vulgar Latin *fatidus, some sort of blending of Latin fatuus "silly, tasteless" + vapidus "flat, flavorless." Related: Faded; fading. As a noun, from c.1300.